Landed Estates Lawyers, Yorkshire
Our expert farming and agriculture solicitors have a long and proud history of advising estate owners in the north of England.
We appreciate that every estate is different, presenting unique challenges and opportunities. As a full-service firm, we can draw on the skills and expertise of colleagues across a range of departments, ensuring that these challenges are met and that opportunities are successfully pursued.
We are glad to say that we build long-standing relationships with our clients, getting to know them and their priorities. Our lawyers endeavour to take a friendly, professional, proactive approach to ensure that you receive the very best legal advice delivered in a clear and straightforward manner.
Our areas of speciality include:
- Purchase and sale of farms, agricultural land and rural businesses
- Farm Business Tenancies and other provisions of the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986
- Property and land disputes
- Assured shorthold tenancies and grazing licenses
- Advice for family businesses
- Sporting and fishing rights
- Shooting rights and shotgun licenses
- Mines and minerals
- Ancient common and manorial rights
- Boundaries and land registration
- Rights of way – public and private
- Renewable energy – this includes wind, hydro, solar and anaerobic digestion
- Wills and trusts, including advice on succession and inheritance planning
- Employment law issues
Our lawyers take a long-term approach when it comes to advising landowning clients. We understand that carrying out work on a ‘one-off' basis can make it challenging to establish a strategy that allows you to plan effectively for the future. By creating long-lasting professional relationships, our solicitors can offer guidance that is uniquely suited to your needs, providing you with clear and consistent legal advice that will help protect your assets for future generations.
Expert Mediation & Dispute Resolution Legal Advice
Any dispute, whether related to your land, property, employees or any other aspect of your estate, can be hugely disruptive. Thankfully, our estate planning solicitors have extensive experience in this area. We aim to resolve matters swiftly and equitably through mediation and negotiation procedures. If an agreement cannot be reached and court action is necessary, our lawyers are highly regarded for their skills in advocacy and litigation.
Contact our Estate Planning Solicitors in Malton, York & Wetherby
Our firm has been established in Yorkshire for over 200 years. With a strong local knowledge allied to our forward-thinking and modern approach, Pearsons & Ward's estate planning lawyers can provide guidance from everyday legal matters, such as tax and succession planning, to new and developing areas of the law such as renewable energies and intellectual property. The legal support that we offer our clients is comprehensive – so no matter the size and scale of your estate, you can be assured of an exceptional service from our friendly landed estate solicitors.